Men, Women, Expertise
At Republic Technologies, we, along with our employees, have the kind of authentic approach you might expect from a company with our history. We are dedicated to being the best in class, and to always designing the products that meet the demands of our markets.
We are an organization of international standing, and as such, we are conscious of the effects of globalization and attentive to changes in the way business is done. We’ve set our goals: we want to grow, satisfy our customers, and continue to be an active player in this market. Our group is protective of its history and concerned about its legacy in an increasingly demanding market. Our processes and our everyday operations are guided by our economic, managerial, and ethical values and by the changing needs of our partners.
Audacity, quality, innovation, ambition, and excellence in our areas of operation. Five words that make us dynamic leaders who listen to our shareholders, partners, employees, and customers, all while aiming to develop and improve our offerings with the aim of winning new markets.
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A WORLD LEADER FOR 170 YEARS
Our story dates back to the start of the 19th century, and weaves together the stories of various innovative businesses that crossed paths and amalgamated over the course of the years… It weaves together the stories of various innovative businesses that crossed paths and amalgamated over the course of the years…
The Bolloré Brothers open their first paper mill.
Jean Bardou invents the first booklet of cigarette rolling papers.
The JOB brand is born.
The Braunstein brothers register the patent for the first interleaving machine.
The Zig-Zag brand is born.
The brand OCB is born (the acronym brings together the names Odet, Cascadet, and Bolloré.
The Braunstein company, owners of the Zig-Zag brand, is acquired by the Bolloré and JOB companies.
Bolloré acquires JOB and becomes Bolloré Technologies. It sells OCB, Zig-Zag, and JOB products.
The company is acquired by Republic Technologies International.
Republic Technologies International acquires or creates European production and distribution companies.
Republic Technologies International enters the electronic cigarette market.
Republic Technologies International continues to grow. It invests in an expansion of its logistics center and the purchase of new manufacturing machines.